Make Columbus a Zone Safe from Official Bigotry

Smaller cities have begun this trend. Columbus should be helping to lead it.

Please add your name to this petition to urge the Columbus City Council to act:

WHEREAS, safeguarding the equal and inalienable rights and inherent dignity of all people is the foundation of the relationship between a representative government and its people;

AND whereas, we recognize that this relationship is under threat;

THEREFORE we, the undersigned individuals residing in Columbus, OH, call upon all Columbus governing authorities and law enforcement agencies to pledge in writing to protect all of our city's community members;

FURTHERMORE, we call upon these authorities and agencies to proclaim publicly that they will refuse to cooperate with any demands from the federal government to institute detentions, deportations, registries, conversion therapies, imprisonment, torture, assassination or any other acts that target or discriminate based on immigration status, race, ethnicity, religion, country of origin, ability, political affiliation, economic status, age, gender-identity, or sexual orientation;

FURTHERMORE, we the undersigned individuals pledge to protect, to the best of our ability, all community members and will support our local governments as they move to resist these undemocratic practices in order to reaffirm their commitment to inclusivity, respect, and dignity.


1-25 of 60 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
60 4.4 years ago Linda Waddell Columbus, OH
59 4.4 years ago MaryAnn Hopping Columbus, OH
58 4.4 years ago Celeste Taylor Columbus, OH Time to remind this country how to love their neighbor.
57 4.4 years ago Gaynell Farmer Columbus, OH
56 4.4 years ago Connie Hammond COLUMBUS, OH
55 4.4 years ago Kathleen Frank Columbus, OH
54 4.4 years ago Barbara Tennenbaum Columbus , OH What is happening in this country is appalling and frightening. Take a stand against this hate and cruelty.
53 4.4 years ago Michael Weiss Columbus , OH
52 4.4 years ago Anonymous Columbus, OH
51 4.4 years ago Richard Friesenhengst Columbus, OH
50 4.4 years ago Fran Staley Ruckersville, VA
49 4.4 years ago Bahram Hashemi Columbus, OH
48 4.4 years ago Anonymous Columbus, OH
47 4.4 years ago RICHARD HAST Columbus, OH It's the right thing to do!
46 4.4 years ago stephanie frost Columbus, OH
45 4.4 years ago Cat Jordan Pataskala, OH The idea that we, a country of immigrants would turn immigrants away simply based on prejudice and fear is reprehensible! WE must stand against such acts, even if perpetrated by the head executive o...
44 4.4 years ago Kathleen Fowler Columbus, OH Columbus must take a stand against hatred and bigotry.
43 4.4 years ago Anna Freeman, LISW Columbus, OH
42 4.4 years ago Aloysius Wald Columbus, OH
41 4.4 years ago Jennifer Murray Columbus , OH I have lived here in Columbus, OH my whole life. Please uphold the message the Statue of Liberty gives. Give us your poor your suffering your refugees.
40 4.4 years ago Billie Lyon Columbus, OH
39 4.4 years ago Jim Bowling Columbus, OH
38 4.4 years ago Jacob R Clark Columbus, OH
37 4.4 years ago Judi Moseley Columbus, OH
36 4.4 years ago Ronald Wharton Columbus, OH I am afraid of the hater in the White House and I am a Caucasian male. I can't even imagine the terror being felt by the people the hater in the White House and his followers have targeted for their...
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We were inspired in this effort and borrowed heavily from the work of the It Won't Happen Here Sonoma County Statement.